An English degree is an excellent tool for career preparation. A job candidate who is well read and who has superior comprehension and writing skills is highly valued by employers. English majors help maintain high standards of accuracy, clarity, and finesse of the language in any workplace they enter.
The online Bachelor of Arts in English emphasizes technical and professional writing. You take courses in science writing, argumentative writing, professional writing, literary interpretation, grammar and usage, advanced technical writing, and literature. You learn to think critically, listen to and question data, organize thoughts, argue positions effectively, analyze the written word, think creatively, and communicate thoughts and ideas effectively.
Your online BA in English, Technical and Professional Writing prepares you for such careers as:
- Technical writer
- Documentation specialist
- Editorial assistant
- Media content specialist
- Engineering writer
- Expert medical writer
- Information developer
This program is part of the School of Humanities & Social Sciences.